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Two children dead in crash near 12th and Ewing

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two children are dead following a crash near 12th and Ewing Friday.

The crash occurred just after 11:35 a.m.

Two people are dead following a crash at 12th and Ewing Friday, March 17, 2017.

An officer on the scene says a silver car was involved in a fender bender with a white SUV. The two drivers pulled over and were exchanging information. Suddenly, the driver of the silver car took off, ran stop lights, and then eventually smashed into a pole before landing in a nearby yard along 12th street.

The driver of this vehicle was trying to exchange information when the driver of a silver vehicle took off, police say.

There were four people in the silver car being driven by a man. Two children died, and the two other people in the vehicle were transported to area hospitals.

The driver of this vehicle was trying to exchange information when the driver of a silver vehicle took off, police say.

Police on the scene say there were no child restraints in the vehicle. The adults were not wearing seatbelts.

FOX 4’s Megan Dillard is on the scene and will be providing details as they are confirmed.

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Crews are inspecting a pole that was hit during the crash.

Two people are dead following a crash at 12th and Ewing Friday, March 17, 2017.